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Media Releases

All past media releases from Goulburn Broken CMA, listed chronologically.
Western Gerygone by Catarina Gregson

Local songbird is music to the ears

Thursday 1 February 2024
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is celebrating birds and bats in 2024 with the ‘Year of the Wing’ community awareness campaign. This month, the Western Gerygone bird is featured.
Turquoise Parrot by Chris Tzaros. Gould’s Wattled Bat by William Terry.

Fly into 2024 with Year of the Wing

Friday 12 January 2024
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority is pleased to announce 2024 is the ‘Year of the Wing’. Each month the CMA will feature a different species of bird or bat, local to the Goulburn Broken catchment.
Wooden stakes in Hughes Creek are helping maintain the population of endangered Macquarie perch

High stakes for native fish in Hughes Creek

Tuesday 19 December 2023
Hughes Creek near Avenel is home to one of just a handful of remaining endangered Macquarie perch fish populations in Victoria, so finding ways to maintain their numbers is a high stakes endeavour.

Mapping changes in GMID land and water use

Monday 4 December 2023
Land and water use in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID) is continuing to change according to the latest data collected in a series of spatial mapping and irrigation surveys.
The upgraded Goulburn Broken Community Flood Intelligence portal and Goulburn Broken CMA Floodplain Manager, Guy Tierney.

Flood of information to help residents prepare

Friday 1 December 2023
A site that provides residents with information about where water may spread to in a flood has been upgraded.
Squirrel Glider. Moonlit Sanctuary, Victoria. Photograph: D Paul, Museums Victoria.

Squirrel Glider’s night life in the treetops

Friday 1 December 2023
The Squirrel Glider is the Catchment Critter of the Month as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s Our Catchments Our Communities Taking Care of Country project, funded by the Victorian Government.
The 2024 Goulburn Broken Catchment calendar cover photo features White-breasted Woodswallows at Numurkah’s Kinnairds Wetland, by Catarina Gregson.

Year-round natural beauty captured in 2024 calendar

Wednesday 29 November 2023
The 2024 Goulburn Broken Catchment calendar is now available, featuring stunning images of the region’s native plants, animals and natural environment.

Buxton Silver Gum Project

Monday 27 November 2023
A project aimed at protecting the endangered Buxton Silver Gum has uncovered some fascinating information about the native tree. The GBCMA coordinated a five-year project with the Euroa Arboretum to increase and improve the catchment's populations of the tree.

Whole Farm Planning

Monday 27 November 2023
A whole farm plan is a way of planning and managing your farm business that takes into account the whole farm and all its resources as well as your goals and vision for the future.
Invasive willow and periwinkle will be removed along Hughes Creek in Avenel.

Improving Hughes Creek at Avenel

Monday 20 November 2023
More invasive trees will be removed along the banks of Hughes Creek in Avenel and replaced with native species.

Body armour and a snorkel snout

Friday 3 November 2023
The Short-beaked Echidna is the Catchment Critter of the Month as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s (CMA) Our Catchments Our Communities Taking Care of Country project, funded by the Victorian Government.
Native fish numbers, such as the Golden Perch, are expected to increase as a result of water for the environment in the Goulburn River

High hopes for Goulburn River native fish numbers

Friday 10 November 2023
A delivery of water for the environment into the Goulburn River this month is hoped to result in record native fish spawning.

New Chair for GBCMA

Thursday 2 November 2023
Undera dairy farmer Sarah Parker has been appointed as chair of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority (GBCMA). Ms Parker replaces outgoing chair Helen Reynolds, who held the position for four years.

Refining Land and Water Plan

Thursday 2 November 2023
A plan that oversees the management of land and water in the region was preparing for more market volatility and damaging climate extremes, according to the committee drafting it.

Work on the Plan Continues

Thursday 2 November 2023
A strategic plan that looks after the region’s land and water in the irrigated landscape is nearing completion.
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The Goulburn Broken CMA acknowledges and respects First Nations people and the deep connection they have with their land and waters.


We acknowledge the Yorta Yorta and Taungurung people and their ancestors/forbears as Traditional Owners of the land and waters in the Goulburn Broken Catchment (and beyond). We value our ongoing partnerships with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation and Taungurung Land and Waters Council for the health of Country and its people.


We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledge and recognise the primacy of Traditional Owners obligations, rights and responsibilities to use and care for their traditional lands and waters.

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